The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: People
Astoundingly, the Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood has one of the highest
concentrations of divorcees living here than of any neighborhood, a
higher concentration than NeighborhoodScout found in 99.5%
of U.S. neighborhoods. This may be because people living here divorce
more often than others, or that divorced people move here after they
become divorced. If you are divorced, you will be in good company in
this particular Canton neighborhood.
In addition, the Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood stands out for having an
average per capita income lower than 98.0% of the neighborhoods
in the United States.
Also of note, 71.0% of the children in this area
live in poverty; an extraordinarily high percentage compared to other
neighborhoods in the nation. In a nation where approximately one in
four children grows up in poverty, this neighborhood stands out for
the depth of the problem manifested here.
Also, neighborhoodScout's exclusive research revealed that 95.6%
of the adult residents in the Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood do
not have a 4-year college degree, which is a lower rate of college graduated
adults than found in 96.8% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
Our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the
Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW (23.5%) than in 97.6% of the
neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood has more
Spanish and French ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.6% of
this neighborhood's residents have Spanish ancestry and 10.8% have French ancestry.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.9% of employed workers living in the
Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, vacant homes and apartments are a significant characteristic of this neighborhood. In fact, with 37.5% of the residential real estate vacant, the Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood claims the distinction of having a higher vacancy rate than 96.7% of the neighborhoods in America. This can either be because much of the property is seasonally occupied, like in many vacation areas, or that much of the real estate is more permanently abandoned.
Furthermore, do you watch 'This Old House' on Public Television? Do you love the idea of fixing up a Colonial or Victorian era home, complete with the charm of yesteryear? Do you like to stroll or drive streets lined with gracious older residences? If you found yourself nodding yes to any of these questions, you are going to be interested in this unique neighborhood. The Fulton Rd NW / 4th St NW neighborhood stands out on a national scale for the sheer concentration of historic residences it contains: 83.2% of the residential real estate here was built from 1939 or earlier, some much earlier. This is a greater concentration of historic homes than 99.6% of the neighborhoods in the United States.